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Embroidery and Accessories Customization

A course by Josefina Allendes , Crafts and Textile Artist

Crafts and Textile Artist. Tulsa, Chile.
Joined September 2018

Learn to customize textile pieces with free embroidery techniques

  • Best seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (684)
  • 13862 students

Learn to customize textile pieces with free embroidery techniques

Free embroidery is an approach where anything goes. Without rules or limits, you can experiment with all kinds of textile fibers to give life to a unique accessory, adding color and texture by applying basic stitches. Josefina Allendes is a textile artist who is passionate about crafts, specifically textile art, and a faithful practitioner of free embroidery for different brands around the world, including her Wild Spirit children's clothing brand.

In this course, learn to customize accessories with materials that you have at hand using different free embroidery techniques. Savor every stitch as you add all kinds of materials onto different objects of your choice to give them a new lease of life.

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What will you learn in this online course?

14 lessons & 6 downloads

Take advantage of what I have
5 minutes, 7 seconds
Plant fiber
2 minutes, 0 seconds
2 minutes, 14 seconds
What are we going to embroider?
4 minutes, 42 seconds
French knot
10 minutes, 16 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 96% positive reviews (684)
  • 13862 students
  • 14 lessons (1h 34m)
  • 6 additional resources (2 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Embroider a purse and earrings made of plant fibers or any other textile material that you want to customize. The idea is to upcycle a piece that you no longer use to give it a new lease of life and increase its value through embroidery.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone who enjoys crafts and who are interested in learning embroidery from scratch or delving into other techniques to embroider in a different way.

Requirements and materials

No prior knowledge is required as Josefina teaches you the basic stitches and how they can be applied in interesting ways; but don't let that hold you back from using any other embroidery stitches that you already know.

You need basic embroidery materials, which Josefina will list in one of the lessons.


13862 Students
684 Reviews
96% Positive ratings

Josefina Allendes

A course by Josefina Allendes

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Crafts and Textile Artist

Josefina Allendes is an artist specialized in crafts and textile art. When she was little, instead of playing with dolls, she used to make clothes for them, and her gifts were always handmade. True to her passion, she continued her studies in sculpture and embroidery. She then went on to create Wild Spirit, a children's clothing and shoes brand where everything is 100% handmade.

She currently practices what she calls "free embroidery" and works on commission for interior designers, different international brands, and art exhibitions. She also offers courses on her free and creative techniques in Miami (USA), Lima (Peru), Santiago de Chile (Chile), and Buenos Aires (Argentina).


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do during the course?
  • U2

    Before starting

    • Take advantage of what I have
    • Plant fiber
    • materials
    • What are we going to embroider?
  • U3

    To embroider, embroider and embroider!

    • French knot
    • Long and short stitches
    • Bangs-Pompom
    • Mostacillas
  • U4

    Intervening accessories

    • Working the material (part 1)
    • Working the material (part 2)
    • Working the material (part 3)
  • FP

    Final project

    • Embroidery and accessory customization

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

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The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Embroidery and Accessories Customization. Craft course by Josefina Allendes Best seller

Embroidery and Accessories Customization

A course by Josefina Allendes
Crafts and Textile Artist. Tulsa, Chile.
Joined September 2018
  • 96% positive reviews (684)
  • 13862 students